A study of impediments to investment and private sector development in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedoia, Moldova, Romania, and Servia and Montenegro - yields fundamentally new insights for improving the region's business environment, economic development, and prospects for growth.
"The private ownership of produtive assets that characterizes capitalism relies on an institutional foundation not found in recent postcommunist systems. In particular, capitalist systems provide legal protections that allow the pooling of capital with controlled risk for investors, which encourages a potentially important new sources of financing for productive entities."
The World Bank
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides leveraged loans to developing countries for capital programs. The World Bank has a stated goal of reducing poverty. By law, all of its decisions must be guided by a commitment to promote foreign investment, international trade and facilitate capital investment.